Project Manager/Sr. Project Manager - NYC Office

  • New York, NY
  • Full-time

Company Description

Since 1961, LPCiminelli has been achieving award winning results for institutional and commercial clients. Whether implementing comprehensive energy improvement programs, constructing complex research facilities or managing a design-build-finance program to build state-of-the-art facilities –we're committed to achieving the highest quality strategic outcomes.

Throughout our history, we have been highly regarded by clients and industry partners alike for our integrity and ingenuity. We began as a general contracting firm and have grown to become a top echelon national construction group with annual revenues of $400 million.

Today, LPCiminelli is comprised of three major parts: our construction management group, with sound oversight of construction projects through integrated service offerings; our general contracting group, one of the few firms nationwide to be ISO 9001:2008-certifiedand our solutions group, which focuses on program management, public-private partnerships and innovative sustainable energy solutions, including the $1.45 billion Buffalo Public Schools Reconstruction Program.

Job Description

Overall Results Expected

The Project Manager is accountable for the timeliness,

completeness, quality and cost of the project generally from the design phase through

completion of construction. He/she is expected to establish a positive and effective relationship

with key contacts at our client organizations and to ensure at all times, the delivery of quality

workmanship and excellence in customer service. The Project Manager has broad

responsibility for establishing our firm as the “firm of choice” in the eyes of the clients he/she


Essential Job Responsibilities



  • Establish and monitor the administrative procedures for the project, ensuring that all

procedures conform to guidelines established by LPCiminelli and the owner

Coordinate with the architect and owner on the planned design to ensure that it is free from deficiencies, impractical details and code violations

At project start-up coordinate with the Project Executive and Estimating on the development of project Special Conditions

Coordinate with the Project Executive in the bidding of the project and the award of contracts

Ensure the establishment and maintenance of the Master Activity Schedule,incorporating dates and times for owner decisions, availability of design information, procurement of materials and contracts, lead times for fabrication and field installations, and owner supplied equipment

Establish and maintain effective relationships with the owner and architect

Meet at regular intervals, with the owner and architect for the purpose of reviewing all aspects of the project

Keep the owner advised on the budget status and project schedule

Provide advice / counsel as needed to the owner and/or architect

Manage overall project budget including, but not limited to construction cost, contingency and soft costs

Ensure the accuracy and completeness of all contract documents and distribute all necessary contractual information to appropriate parties, in order to facilitate coherent and targeted efforts across vendors and service providers

Coordinate with LPCiminelli staff the enforcement of overall project safety. Coordinate safety with owner programs to ensure compliance when working in an occupied or operating facility

Develop, monitor and maintain procedures for handling submittals on the project, ensuring that all submittals are logged in TSM and are duly reviewed before responding to subcontractor and/or forwarding to architect

Develop, monitor and maintain procedures for dealing with change management on the project, from RFI through confirmation of change orders. Ensure that all relevant information is logged in TSM, signed off as appropriate and that all change orders authorized are in the best interest of serving the owner

Review all pay applications prior to submittal to owner for payment, verifying percent of work complete and materials used on the project to date

Provide accurate cost and profit projections

During construction, have the foresight to anticipate unforeseen conditions, errors and omissions, contractor claims and owner requests, gaps in the construction documents as well as field conditions that may require redesigns, to establish an accurate cost to complete for the project

Hold regular meetings with owners and architects to review project progress and to ensure that all key players are on-the-same-page; ensure that minutes from these meetings are produced, distributed and filed

Prior to substantial completion, coordinate and manage the compilation of the punch list with the owner and architect, interface with contractors to ensure that each item is satisfactorily completed

Coordinate inspections, code compliance reviews, and Certificate of Occupance approvals with the proper authorities

Oversee project administrative staff in closing out and appropriately filing all paperwork and documentation associated with the project

In coordination with Human Resources, identify candidates for open positions, participate in the interviewing and reference checking procedures in order to select the best candidates

Ensure that the skill sets of direct reports are at all times up to date to allow for the delivery of excellence to our clients; coordinate with Human Resources on the implementation of development plans aimed at enhancing the competencies of subordinates or preparing them for advancement

Formally evaluate the performance of your subordinates in accordance with established company practice; assist subordinates in goal setting and work with them to monitor progress and achieve success

  • Consistently strive to create a motivational environment for all subordinate staff members where staff are encouraged and enabled to deliver optimal performance at all times
  • Additional responsibilities as may be assumed or assigned from time to time in support of our company’s effort to achieve client loyalty


Experience & Education Guidelines

  • Four year degree in Engineering (Civil Engineering preferred)
  • Minimum of eight years hands-on experience in the commercial construction field, experience in higher education and healthcare or retail and hospitality required
  • OSHA 30-hour certification required
  • A demonstrated commitment to exceeding client expectations in the delivery of safe,

quality, cost-efficient and timely service

  •  Demonstrated problem solving skills; ability to face challenging situations, view from a

variety of different angles; assess strength of options, select and implement the best


  • Ability to think-on-your-feet, making effective decisions on a timely basis, sometimes

with limited information

  • Outstanding verbal and written communication skills for interacting with people one-on-one

as well as in small and large groups

  • Ability to prioritize multiple tasks demanding of immediate attention, and to juggle

multiple, on-going, concurrent responsibilities

  • Competency in the following computer programs: MS Windows, MS Word, MS Excel; project management software, hands-on experience with a database program

Additional Information

ADA Guidelines

  • Successful performance in this position will normally require that the incumbent:
  • Sometimes: lift up and up to 50 pounds; stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl
  • Frequently:  taste and/or smell; climb and/or balance
  • Most of the time: lift up to 10 pounds; stand, walk and sit in combination and/or sequence; use his/her hands to finger, handle and feel and arms to reach; talk and/or hear; have adequate vision for seeing clearly objects both close and at a distance, for using peripheral vision and for accurately interpreting depths
  • Performance in this position will expose the incumbent to the following conditions:
  • Sometimes: work in high or precarious places; exposure to toxic or caustic chemicals; risk of electrical shock; work with explosives, work near vibration
  • Frequently:    work near moving / mechanical parts
  • Most of the time:  work in outdoor weather conditions